Toroidal Flowers (Twisted Polygonal Tori)

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This Demonstration explores the shape of a torus with a twisted polygonal cross section [1]. The twisting is achieved by rotating the polygonal cross section around the circular centerline of the torus.

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Vary the longitudinal gap to see inside the torus. Change the meridional gap to get different "flower-like" views.

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Contributed by: Erik Mahieu (February 2019)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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[1] E. Mahieu. "Polygonal Tori" from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project—A Wolfram Web Resource. demonstrations.wolfram.com/PolygonalTori.


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